After several unfortunate delays, the first season of the highly anticipated NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a anime series is finally set to wrap up. The official website for the series recently streamed a promotional video unveiling the release date for the final four episodes. Fans can mark their calendars for July 23, 2023, as episodes 9-12 will air all at once from 7 pm to 9 pm Japanese Standard Time on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Tochigi TV. The episodes will also be available for streaming on Crunchyroll shortly after their broadcast.
The NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a anime serves as an adaptation of the popular action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and Platinum Games. Staying true to the game’s storyline, the anime features original voice actors reprising their roles, adding an extra layer of authenticity to the adaptation.
While it remains uncertain whether the series will continue past episode 12 or conclude the first season, fans are eagerly awaiting the likely conclusion of this beloved anime. The series has faced various delays since its premiere, but the excitement and anticipation among fans have only grown stronger.
A-1 Pictures is responsible for the animation of the series, with Ryouji Masuyama as the director and Yoko Taro, the director of the NieR game franchise, as one of the series composers. The character designs are crafted by Jun Nakai, who also serves as the chief animation director, while the series’ music is composed by MONACA.
The NieR: Automata Ver 1.1a anime series has garnered praise from both newcomers to the franchise and long-time fans of the game. Its compelling story follows Androids 2B, 9S, and A2 as they fight to reclaim a dystopian world overrun by powerful machines. With the conflict between machines and androids reaching its climax, the series holds the promise of unveiling long-forgotten truths about the world.
As the conclusion of the first season draws near, fans are encouraged to stay tuned for more updates on the series and to immerse themselves in the captivating world of NieR: Automata.